OverviewTo enable participants to become familiar with the role and responsibilities of the multi-agency role within safeguarding children and develop competence and confidence in carrying out their role
Who is Safeguarding Children Level 3 aimed at?Supervisors, Designated safeguarding leads, named leads and anyone who is required in their role to undertake this training
Course Length2 days
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
- Describe the role of the designated safeguarding children officer and state key areas of responsibility
- State their own values regarding child abuse and the impact of these on professional practice.
- Describe the key legislation and guidance underpinning the organisation’s policy for responding to concerns about a child’s safety or welfare
- Decide what steps the organisation needs to take to ensure the safety and welfare of children and young people with whom it has contact
- State the blocks inhibiting children from disclosing abuse and respond effectively to a child who does disclose
- State blocks to staff reporting concerns and how to overcome these
- Make appropriate decisions about the action to take when informed of concerns about a child or young person
- State what is likely to happen following a referral to children’s social care (or equivalent) and what further role they may have
- Explain the issues in connection with recording and sharing of information, including that of confidentiality
- Demonstrate an awareness of the emotional dimension of safeguarding work and identify a network for personal support
- State the main tenets of their organisation’s policy and procedures
- Understand the procedures in the country the organisation is based in (for International Schools and schools with foreign students)
- Responsibilities in respect to FGM, Child Sexual Exploitation and Radicalisation and Extremism.
- Understand the procedures on peer-on-peer abuse and online abuse and naked images in line with UKCIS advice.